The list of visitors for Saturday's Notre Dame-Air Force game at Notre Dame Stadium isn't vast, but it certainly packs some star power.
Multi-position prospect Nelson Agholor of Berkeley Prep in Tampa, Fla., is scheduled to make an official visit to ND for the game. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Agholor is ranked the No. 22 player nationally by CBS Sports Network analyst Tom Lemming.
“Agholor could play a number of positions - cornerback, wide receiver, kick returner or safety. He’s the best all-around athlete in Florida. He does everything smoothly,” Lemming said.
“When you look at him, he isn’t a muscular guy. Then when you watch him on film, he has tremendous football instincts. He was born to play football. He’s one of those guys that makes everything look easy.”
Also expected is junior running back Ryan Green. The 5-10, 195-pound Green, who will be making an unofficial visit, plays at St. Petersburg (Fla.) Catholic. Green has been timed at 4.31 seconds in the 40-yard dash.
“He’s one of the fastest backs in the country. This is what Notre Dame really needs,” Lemming said. “That’s big, getting a guy like Ryan Green up there.”
Agholor and Berkeley Prep hosted Green and St. Petersburg Catholic Thursday night.
Joining Agholor this weekend, in making an official visit, will be committed safety CJ Prosise of Woodberry Forest, Va.
Expected to visit unofficially are a pair of committed players - defensive tackle Sheldon Day of Indianapolis Warren Central and defensive end/linebacker David Perkins of South Bend Washington.
Brown still with Irish
The father of wide receiver Chris Brown said Thursday night that his son remains committed to Notre Dame.
Earlier Thursday, an ESPN.com story reported that Joe Brown told a South Carolina radio network that he favors his son going to home-state South Carolina.
"To me, Chris is committed to Notre Dame and he'll have to choose to go someplace else," Joe Brown said Thursday night via cell phone. "It's his 100-percent decision. He's at the point."
Brown, who plays at Hanahan (S.C.) High School, committed to Notre Dame the weekend of the Sept. 17 Michigan State game while on an official visit.
Joe Brown said that a visit to Virginia Tech had been planned, a visit that the Browns told ND assistant Mike Elston about and have since canceled.
"He's committed to Notre Dame," Joe Brown said. "He kind of shut the door. We canceled that."
Still, Joe Brown said that if his son wants to look elsewhere, he would support him.
"As a parent," Joe Brown said, "I should never limit his options."
Chris Brown has been out with a broken collarbone, but his father said he is expected back in 2-3 weeks.
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